People gather for a vigil at the Levitt Pavilion for the victims of the mass shooting that occurred early Sunday morning in Dayton, Ohio. (Photo by Matthew Hatcher/Getty Images)
Photo: Matthew Hatcher/Getty Images
Photo: Matthew Hatcher/Getty Images

Dayton, Ohio, shooting: Victim Derrick Fudge loved his family, pet dog

Derrick Fudge is one of nine people who were shot and killed early Sunday morning in the Oregon District of Dayton.

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Fudge, 57, of Springfield, was out with family when he was killed, his sister said.

“They were all just down there enjoying themselves and had stepped out of, I think, one of the clubs and were in a line to get some food,” Twyla Southall said.

Southall said her brother’s son, Dion Green, her son’s fiancee and several others were all in Dayton together with Fudge.

Southall, of Columbus, said they called her from the scene Sunday morning.

“His son is very distraught,” Southall said.

She said that Fudge loved his family and had a dog, Lucy, whom he “absolutely loved.”

“He was a good man and loved his family,” Southall said.

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